SCWP Schindhelm press coverage

05.06.2020 - JUVE Magazin für Wirtschaftsjuristen - SCWP Schindhelm as one of the leading law firms in public procurement law

SCWP Schindhelm’s public law practice has an outstanding position in rail infrastructure projects. Partner Hanno Liebmann is once more referred to as the figurehead of railway law.

(Dr Hanno Liebmann, Dr Markus L. Nußbaumer)

> JUVE Magazin für Wirtschaftsjuristen - SCWP Schindhelm as one of the leading law firms in public procurement law
02.06.2020 - wirtschaftsanwaelte.at - Advising SORAVIA on the sale of the Austro Tower

SCWP Schindhelm advises SORAVIA on the sale of the Austro Tower to the German institutional real estate investor DEKA.

(Dr Immanuel Gerstner, Dr Lukas Leitner, Mag Jana Seywald)

> wirtschaftsanwaelte.at - Advising SORAVIA on the sale of the Austro Tower
16.05.2020 - OÖN Pegasus - New contracts in times of Corona

Key aspects in contract law in times of Corona.

(Mag Fabian Hanz, MMag Sebastian Hütter)

> OÖN Pegasus - New contracts in times of Corona
10.04.2020 - OÖGZ - Arising difficulties in proceedings

Dr. Franz Mittendorfer, lawyer and partner at SCWP Schindhelm and President of the Upper Austrian Bar Association, in an interview with OÖGZ.

(Dr Franz Mittendorfer)

> OÖGZ - Verfahren werden zunehmend komplizierter
01.04.2020 - OÖN - Mobile phone data in the fight against Corona

Dr. Michael Pachinger on big data and data protection law in the event of epidemics.

(Dr Michael M. Pachinger)

> OÖN - Handydaten als Schlüssel im Kampf gegen Corona
31.03.2020 - OÖN - New worries among entrepreneurs

Three frequently discussed topics in law firms at the moment: commercial leases, loan financing and remote Office.
(Dr. Franz Mittendorfer)

(Dr Franz Mittendorfer)

> OÖN - OÖN - "Kann ich den Staat auf Schadenersatz verklagen?"
30.03.2020 - Die Presse - Banks and loan payment deferral

Dr. Immanuel Gerstner on distressed loans.

(Dr Immanuel Gerstner)

> Die Presse - Muss die Bank jetzt Kreditraten stunden?
26.03.2020 - Kurier - Reduction of rental payments for business owners

Controversial points of rent reduction in the event of an epidemic. (SCWP Schindhelm COVID-19-Unit)

> Kurier - Mietzinsminderung: Rechtslage nicht eindeutig
24.03.2020 - extrajournal.at - Rent reduction: legal situation unclear

The Austrian Minister of Justice on the legal situation concerning rent reductions during the shut-down. (SCWP Schindhelm COVID-19-Unit)

> extrajournal.at - Mietzinsminderung: Rechtslage nicht eindeutig
23.03.2020 - bauforum.at - COVID-19: Reduction of rents during the crisis

Can companies reduce the rent during the shut-down. (SCWP Schindhelm COVID-19-Unit)

> bauforum.at - Reduktion von Mieten während der Krise
23.03.2020 - Die Presse - The risk of liability when profits are distributed

Dr. Gerald Schmidsberger and Dr. Bernhard Gonaus on limitations on profit distributions.

(Dr Gerald Schmidsberger, Dr Bernhard Gonaus)

> Die Presse - Wer Gewinn verteilt, riskiert zu haften
20.03.2020 - extradienst.at - Expert group "COVID-19-Unit"

SCWP Schindhelm has set up an expert group to provide information on the legal areas that are most frequently affected by the crisis. (SCWP Schindhelm COVID-19-Unit)

> extradienst.at - Expertenpools "COVID-19-Unit"
19.03.2020 - Börse Social Network - Law firm SCWP Schindhelm: foundation of the expert pool "COVID-19-Unit"

SCWP Schindhelm has set up an expert group to provide information on the legal areas that are most frequently affected by the crisis. (SCWP Schindhelm COVID-19-Unit)

> Börse Social Network - Börse Social Network - Rechtsanwaltskanzlei SCWP Schindhelm: Gründung des Expertenpools „COVID-19-Unit“
17.03.2020 - extrajournal.net - SCWP Schindhelm online event

SCWP Schindhelm is organising an online event on the corona virus airing March 19th 2020.

(Dr Alexander Wöß, Mag Bettina Poglies-Schneiderbauer, MMag Sebastian Hütter)

> extrajournal.net - Coronavirus-Hilfe: Online-Veranstaltung
17.03.2020 - Salzburger Nachrichten - A1 provides mobile data to the government

The Austrian Telekom collects data and passes it on to the government. (Dr. Michael Pachinger)

> Salzburger Nachrichten - Coronavirus: A1 liefert Bewegungsströme an die Regierung
11.03.2020 - Die Presse - Childcare in times of Corona

Options for employees when schools and childcare facilities are closed.

(Mag Bettina Poglies-Schneiderbauer)

> Die Presse - Corona: Kann ich zu Hause bleiben, um mein Kind zu betreuen?
26.02.2020 - juve.de - SCWP Schindhelm advises VDS Group

The Chinese engine manufacturer Weichai acquires a 51 percent share of the Upper Austrian VDS Group.

(Dr Immanuel Gerstner, Dr Lukas Leitner, Dr Thomas Ruhm, Dr Michael M. Pachinger)

> juve.de - Weichai erwirbt 51 Prozent an VDS Group
10.02.2020 - Österreichisches Anwaltsblatt - Civil Procedure Law

Mag. Ria Kucera, on the admissibility of a preliminary written statement and compensation of costs in District Court proceedings .

(Mag Ria Kucera)

> Österreichisches Anwaltsblatt - (02/2020)
10.02.2020 - wirtschaftsanwaelte.at - New Case Law on the Validity of Wills

In a recent decision, the Austrian Supreme Court introduced stricter requirements for the validity of wills written by a third party (i.e. not the deceased herself / himself). Therefore, all wills written by a third party containing more than one sheet should be examined, says Dr Birgit Leb, lawyer and partner at SCWP Schindhelm. (Dr. Birgit Leb)

(Dr Birgit Leb)

> wirtschaftsanwaelte.at - Der OGH zur Gültigkeit von fremdhändigen Testamenten
27.01.2020 - Die Presse - Legal § People: Industry news from the world of law

Legal § People - Deals of the week: SCWP Schindhelm advised Invest AG on its acquisition of a stake in System 7 Group. (Dr. Franz Mittendorfer, MMag. Sebastian Hütter)

(Dr Franz Mittendorfer, MMag Sebastian Hütter)

> Die Presse - Legal § People – Branchen-News aus der Welt des Rechts
12.11.2019 - OÖN Pegasus - "Top 250"

Handling insolvencies, advising start-ups, selling a company - business lawyers reveal their most exciting cases: Christoph Luegmair, lawyer and partner at SCWP Schindhelm, recently advised on the sale of a property on which an Amazon logistics centre is being built for a client.

(Mag Christoph Luegmair)

> OÖN Pegasus - "Top 250" – "Grenzen ausloten"
08.11.2019 - OÖN - the legal consequences of the end of a partnership

The end of a partnership: - Two unmarried persons living together are facing a couple of disadvantages compared to a married couple or two people in a marital cohabitation.. Dr. Birgit Leb, attorney at law and partner at SCWP Schindhelm, gives advice about what should be taken into consideration in case of a separation or divorce.

(Dr Birgit Leb)

> OÖN - Alles was Recht ist: Das Ende einer Lebensgemeinschaft
07.11.2019 - Der Standard - Crowdfunding and its importance on the financial market

Crowd investing as an integral part of the financial market - The EU is eager to create an EU-wide level playing field for crowd investing platform to help crowdfunding services function smoothly and foster cross-border business funding. Crowd financing has gained importance in the real estate sector, says Dr. Immanuel Gerstner, lawyer and senior partner at SCWP Schindhelm.

(Dr Immanuel Gerstner, Dr Lukas Leitner)

> Der Standard - "EU bastelt an Spielregeln für die Crowd"
03.11.2019 - Profil - data protection and the million-euro fine against Österreichische Post AG

A million-dollar fine against the "Österreichische Post AG": What does this mean for other companies? - Dr. Michael Pachinger, lawyer and partner at SCWP Schindhelm, advises companies on data protection issues and believes that the record fine was foreseeable and that other companies need not be overly worried.

(Dr Michael M. Pachinger)

> Profil - Datenschock: Millionenstrafe gegen die Post
31.10.2019 - JUVE 2019 - Career Ranking 2019

SCWP Schindhelm is listed in the JUVE Career Ranking 2019 as one of the best educators for associates in the Austrian legal market: SCWP Schindhelm received top rankings for its support towards the bar exam and has a lot to offer for associates, for example internal lectures, workshops, university moot courts as well as the close cooperation with other law firms and tax consultants.

> JUVE 2019 - Karriere: SCWP Schindhelm ist Top-Ausbildner
23.10.2019 - juve.de - SCWP Schindhelm advising Susanne Kaufmann Kosmetik GmbH

Manzanita Capital acquires a stake in Susanne Kaufmann Kosmetik GmbH: SCWP Schindhelm advised Susanne Kaufmann during the entire transaction process.

(Dr Immanuel Gerstner, Dr Roland Heinrich, Dr Lukas Leitner, Mag Philipp Reinisch)

> juve.de - Susanne Kaufmann Kosmetik GmbH
16.10.2019 - Die Presse - crowdfunding and real estate projects

The Crowd mainly finances construction projects - says Dr. Immanuel Gerstner, lawyer and senior partner at SCWP Schindhelm: "90 percent of the funds are used for real estate projects. More and more companies are making use of this opportunity to collect mezzanine capital from private investors".

(Dr Immanuel Gerstner, Dr Lukas Leitner)

> Die Presse - "Die Crowd finanziert vor allem Bauprojekte"
14.10.2019 - Die Presse - Legal § People: New handbook on data protection law

One-year GDPR in Europe - Dr. Michael Pachinger, lawyer and partner at SCWP Schindhelm, informs about important aspects of data protection law in his new handbook "Datenschutz - Recht und Praxis" (Data Protection - Law and Practice).

(Dr Michael M. Pachinger)

> Die Presse - Legal § People: Handbuch Datenschutz
07.10.2019 - extrajournal.net - SCWP Schindhelm advising IES Immobilien Group: Project „Y-Towers Amsterdam“

SCWP Schindhelm advised the IES Immobilien Group on the sale of its shares in the hotel and residential project "Y-Towers Amsterdam".

(Dr Immanuel Gerstner, Dr Irene Meingast)

> extrajournal.net - IES Immobilien Group: Y-Towers
18.09.2019 - Sonderbeilage OÖN - "Aktiv Leben"

Have you already thought about tomorrow? From a legal and financial point of view, it is of great importance to make arrangements for retirement or demise in time. Dr. Birgit Leb, lawyer and partner at SCWP Schindhelm, gives more insight on this topic in the OÖN "Aktiv leben".

(Dr Birgit Leb)

> Sonderbeilage OÖN - "Aktiv leben"
13.06.2019 - Der Standard - The value of selling properties

Real estate prices are rising and may tempt you to sell your property. Dr. Irene Meingast, lawyer and partner at SCWP Schindhelm, advises on what sellers should watch out for.

(Dr Irene Meingast)

> Der Standard - "Was ein Verkauf der Immobilie kostet"
03.06.2019 - Die Presse - Legal § People: One year anniversary of GDPR in Europe

It's one year since the GDPR came into force. In an interview, Hannelore Schmidt (data protection officer at Austrian Airlines AG) and Dr.. Michael Pachinger (partner at SCWP Schindhelm) provide information o new legal developments, such as the right to data portability or regulations on profiling.

(Dr Michael M. Pachinger)

> Die Presse - Legal § People – Branchennews aus der Welt des Rechts
19.02.2019 - Börsianer Magazin - Dr. Gerald Schmidsberger ist neuer Aufsichtsratsvorsitzender der Athos Immobilien AG (about a SCWP Schindhelm lawyer as Chairman of the Supervisory Board)

Dr. Gerald Schmidsberger, lawyer and senior partner at SCWP Schindhelm, was appointed as new Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Athos Immobilien AG in December 2018.

(Dr Gerald Schmidsberger)

> Börsianer Magazin - Dr. Gerald Schmidberger ist neuer Aufsichtsratsvorsitzender der Athos Immobilien AG